Phil Bivens started his study of yoga in January of 1999 and teaching Hatha Yoga since April of 2000. Phil’s training started as a student of Stacey Reeves in 1999. Phil’s yoga training includes yoga workshops, taught by Mancuso Manos, Kim Schwartz, Richard Schachtel, Gabriel Halpern, Geeta Iyengar, and Roger Eischens. Phil has completed Hath Yoga Teacher certification training under the guide of Kim Schwartz in April 2002-May 2003 through the Temple of Kriya Yoga Home Study.
Phil also assists at Temple of Kriya Yoga Teacher Training retreats. Phill continues his yoga education with Kim Schwartz and Kari Tomashkik at workshops in Oak Park. Phil’s education includes a B.S.E.E.T. from DeVry Institute of Technology and a M.S.C.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology. Phil is employed at Lucent Technologies where he has worked since 1984 as a distinguished member of the technical staff. Phil also teaches 2 yoga classes at Lucent over lunch and is available for private yoga sessions.